Football: Mohamed Salah retains Caf African Player Of the Year

Mohamed Salah and Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane 

Liverpool and Egypt forward  Salah, 26, beat his Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane of Senegal and Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

He received the award at a ceremony in Senegal on Tuesday.

Houston Dash and South Africa forward Thembi Kgatlana was named Women's Player of the Year.

Salah scored 44 goals for Liverpool during the 2017-18 season, helping the Reds to the Champions League final before scoring twice for Egypt at the World Cup in Russia.

He has scored 16 goals in 29 appearances across all competitions for Liverpool this season.

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